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Author: abercrombie,
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Abercrombie, Denise   
1 poems available by this author


MUST BE WHY       
First Line: There are those who don't feel part of any race
Last Line: Must be why she wears a smile on her face



Abercrombie, Edith Brainerd   
1 poems available by this author


OCTOBER TREES       
First Line: In bursts of yellow, vital and intense



Abercrombie, Lascelles    Poet's Biography
45 poems available by this author


A FEAR    Poem Text    
First Line: As over muddy shores a dragon flock


ALL LAST NIGHT I HAD QUIET    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Dreams; Togetherness; Nightmares


AN ESCAPE    Poem Text    
First Line: A swift dark dream from the outer lands
Last Line: I wonder what he died of.
Subject(s): Death; Sleep; Escapes; Dead, The; Fugitives


ASMODEUS IN EGYPT       
First Line: Stupid on the sand, like a stoned bird


AT ENDOR       
First Line: Behold me, then! - who has sent for me here?


BLIND    Poem Text    
First Line: No further, child, to-night; your mother's tired
Last Line: I will not share it. It is all mine.
Subject(s): Blindness; Visually Handicapped


CEREMONIAL ODE INTENDED FOR A UNIVERSITY       
First Line: We are thine, o lord, being in thee and made of thee


CEREMONIAL ODE; INTENDED FOR A UNIVERSITY    Poem Text    
First Line: When from eternity were separate
Last Line: And trade with his eternity.
Subject(s): Leeds, University Of


DEATH OF A FRIAR       
First Line: So they would leave him there to die along


DECEMBER 31ST    Poem Text    
First Line: What is the hammering there
Last Line: Cruelty, harlotry.
Subject(s): Holidays; New Year


ELIZABETH'S SONG       
First Line: Shining white clouds in the cherry trees


EMBLEMS OF LOVE       
First Line: Only to be twin elements of joy
Last Line: Wedding himself to utterance of himself


END OF THE WORLD       
First Line: Ay, you may think we're well off


EPILOGUE FROM EMBLEMS OF LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: What shall we do for love these days?
Last Line: Within the splendours of love's power.
Subject(s): Love


EPITAPH    Poem Text    
First Line: These, who desired to live, went out to death
Last Line: They could not know -- the splendour of their dying.
Variant Title(s): Inscription
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


EPITAPH    Poem Text    
First Line: Sir, you shall notice me: I am the man
Last Line: Perfection: I am nothing, I am dead.
Variant Title(s): Inscription
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


HAM AND EGGS       
First Line: A sky like a dirty canvas tilt


HOPE AND DESPAIR    Poem Text    
First Line: Said god, 'you sisters, ere ye go'
Last Line: Which think ye lookt the more fair?
Subject(s): Despair; Hope; Optimism


IN THE DUNES       
First Line: Bright-minded were they both, the boy and girl


INDIGNATION; AN ODE    Poem Text    
First Line: There was an anger among men
Last Line: O fire, o indignation of the lord!
Subject(s): Swords


INNOCENTS       
First Line: Night had squander'd over the glowing air


MARGARET'S SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Too soothe and mild your lowland airs
Last Line: Towards the brown tarn's brink.
Subject(s): Tarns


MARRIAGE SONG: 1       
First Line: Come up, dear chosen morning, come
Last Line: Delicioiusly by sweet perfume


MARRIAGE SONG: 4       
First Line: For wonderfully to live I now begin


MARY AND THE BRAMBLE       
First Line: The great blue ceremony of the air


MOUNTAINS AND STARS, CLOUDS AND THE WHITE SEA-FOAM       


NIGHTINGALE       
First Line: I through my throat


OLYMPIANS       
First Line: This was in crete, and many years ago


PEREGRINUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Much bruit have I about the world, and fame
Last Line: Death of peregrinus.
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


R.B       
First Line: Beautiful life! As air delights to find


ROSES CAN WOUND    Poem Text    


RYTON FIRS    Poem Text    
First Line: Dear boys, they've killed our woods: the ground
Last Line: "befriending languid hours."
Subject(s): Fir Trees; Trees


SALE OF ST. THOMAS       
First Line: To india! Yea, here I may take ship


SEEKER       
First Line: I have achieved. That which the lonely man
Subject(s): Religion


SIX MEN OF CALAIS       
First Line: Have done jean de fiennes: loosen her arms!


SMALL FOUNTAINS       
First Line: Jarring the air with rumour cool


SOUL AND BODY    Poem Text    
First Line: Art thou for breaking faith, after these years
Last Line: But all is perfect ecstasy.
Subject(s): Fidelity; Temptation; Faithfulness; Constancy


STREAM'S SONG       
First Line: Make way, make way


THE FOOL'S ADVENTURE    Poem Text    
First Line: I know, between all kinds of the world there are
Last Line: Within. I am thy self.
Subject(s): Fools; Adventure & Adventurers; Idiots


THE TRANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Lord god, I saw thee then; one mind last night
Last Line: Or a cry out of a fearful ecstasy.
Subject(s): Hypnosis; Worship


THEY DIED FOR US: THEY LEFT THIS BLESSED FORTUNE       


WHITE LOVE       
First Line: Some day a white feast I will hold


WITCHCRAFT: NEW STYLE       
First Line: The sun drew off at last his piercing fires


WOMAN'S BEAUTY    Poem Text    
First Line: What thing shall be held up to woman's beauty?
Last Line: And woman's beauty is the flame therein.
Subject(s): Beauty


ZAGREUS       
First Line: I am the tortured god who lies in hell